National Board Certification
Find out more about National Board Certification and becoming a nationally certified teacher.
History of the NBPTS
A brief introduction to the formation of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards in 1987.
National Board of Professional Teaching Standards
Founded in 1987, the NBPTS awards national certification to teachers who successfully complete a two-part assessment.
Teaching for High Standards
A report prepared for the National Education Goals Panel. Particularly relevant is the correlation between teacher training and higher scores/reading levels.